Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
April 2024 Archive

Spring Classes!
Posted On: Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 14:57 by Brandi Tuttle

Ready to learn some new skills or approaches to your research? Check out our class schedule! We offer a variety of online classes related to database searching, systematic reviews, writing abstracts, publishing, citation management, research impact, and more. To find class details, dates, and registration information Click here

Let us help you work smarter, not harder!

Questions? Ask a Librarian!

*Image credit: Online Learning by sripfoto from NounProject.com

Categories: Classes, Databases

Tags: publishing, pubmed, scopus, cinahl, endnote, zotero, abstracts, searching

Using VisualDx Images
Posted On: Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 10:42 by Sarah Cantrell

Did you know that you can use the images from VisualDx in presentations? Because our Library is an institutional subscriber, you may copy or link to VisualDx Images and illustrations for your clinical or educational use including consulting with individual colleagues, for patient education, and lectures or other teaching material presented within our institution.

Educational material containing VisualDx images and illustrations, including course lectures and handouts, may be added to centralized, institutional learning management systems (e.g., Canvas). VisualDx images and illustrations must remain within the context of access-controlled, specific course material within our…


Categories: Databases

Tags: visualdx

Celebrating Nurses Week!
Posted On: Monday, April 22, 2024 - 17:13 by Beverly Murphy

The annual celebration of National Nurses Week, which always begins on May 6 and culminates with the observance of Florence Nightingale’s birthday on May 12, is the perfect time to celebrate the tremendous contributions of nurses and educate the public about nurses’ role in health care.

Thanks for the work you perform every day to care for patients, their loved ones and each other.


Categories: Events

Tags: nursing

Life After Duke
Posted On: Monday, April 22, 2024 - 09:27 by Leila Ledbetter

Graduation is an important and exciting time of change for many students. Sadly, one of these changes may involve losing access to many Duke resources such as library subscriptions to journals and databases.

Before You Lose Access

  • Go through your saved citations and PDFs and decide which ones you want to keep. If there are any articles that you would like to get PDFs for, do this before you leave while you still have access to free full text.
  • Evaluate your citation manager needs before you leave. If you are using Endnote, double-check that you have the most current version on a personal device. This access will last you for a couple years, but you will have to repurchase it at some…

Categories: Databases

Tags: citation management, reference management, open access

Journal Changes - 2024
Posted On: Monday, April 15, 2024 - 12:08 by Li Ma

At the beginning of every new year, there are often changes in journals which may include additions, platform changes and cancellations. Though there are no cancellations this year, below are some changes for 2024.

The following title is being added to our subscriptions because it meets our criteria for inclusion based on cost, usage, journal quality, and relevance.

  • Ophthalmology Glaucoma

New Platforms   
The following journal titles will now be available on different platforms. Often this occurs when the professional society that publishes the journal begins working with or switches to a different commercial publisher.

JournalFormer Platform… MORE

Categories: Resource Outages

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